A driverless shuttle in Times Square
A first-ever autonomous shuttle drove itself in New York's Times Square. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Record set for most watermelons sliced in 1 min on man's own stomach
The man who holds more Guinness World Records than anyone, Ashrita Furman, sets a new record for slicing the most watermelons in half on his own stomach in one minute. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

INSIGHT: Artists ditch canvases for humans
Artists and body models enter one of 12 categories at the 21st edition of the World Body Painting Festival, held at Klagenfurt in Austria. The models stand for up to six hours, whilst their bodies are transformed into works of art.

Queen Elizabeth owns how many swans? Annual count gets underway
The practice known an Swan Upping has taken place on England's River Thames since the twelfth century. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Mother Pigeon fondly feeds her flock in NY
Tina Piña Trachtenberg, also known as Mother Pigeon, feeds pigeons around NYC. She also creates pigeon sculptures to bring attention to the positive aspects of what most deem a really annoying bird. Roselle Chen reports.

Common ground main ingredient for Trump-Putin pancakes
A Helsinki-based cafe has made themed pancakes to mark Monday's (July 16) summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the city. Saskia O'Donoghue reports

Human-powered submarines race it out in UK pool
Science and marine engineering students from around the world test submarines that are 'streamlined underwater bicycles' ridden by scuba diver pilots. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

No gorings at 6th Pamplona bull run
The bulls of Victoriano del Rio charged through the narrow streets of Pamplona in two minutes and twenty seconds knocking over several runners and trampling over others. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

A shipwreck in Times Square
Mixed media art exhibition imagines New York underwater. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Ripley's unveils world's longest fingernails
Museum unveils the left hand fingernails of Shridhar Chillal, known as the Guinness World Record holder for the longest fingernails ever reached on a single hand. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

This Day in History

Bomb Kills 85, Injures Hundreds at Argentinean Jewish Community Center (1994)
At 200,000, Argentina's Jewish community is the largest in Latin America. Sadly, during the 1990s in Buenos Aires, it became a target. In 1992, the Israeli Embassy was bombed. Two years later, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association building was bombed, killing 85 and injuring hundreds. Argentine prosecutors have since accused the government of Iran and the Hezbollah militia of carrying out the 1994 attack, but no one has been convicted. Why was Judge Juan José Galeano removed from the case? Discuss

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: First Docking of Russian and US Spacecrafts (1975)
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was the first joint flight of the US and Soviet space programs. Its primary purpose was symbolic, to show that the two superpowers were easing the tensions of their Space Race. The two mission commanders exchanged the first international handshake in space through the open hatch of the Soyuz. Though American Deke Slayton had been selected for the Mercury mission in the 1950s, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was his first flight into space. Why did he have to wait?

World's First Parking Meter Installed (1935)
The parking meter was invented in 1935 by Carl C. Magee in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The first meter was installed there later that year, guaranteeing drivers a parking space for an amount of purchased time. Used until the 1980s, Magee's original design had a coin acceptor, a dial, and a visible flag indicating the expiration of paid time. Reverend C.H. North was the first person in the US to get a parking ticket because of an expired meter. What happened when he disputed his ticket in court?